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An Inside Look at Chronic Disease and Health Care among Hispanics in the United States

Photo uploaded by Julie CortesiA study from the National Council of La Raza on Latino health in America reveals that Hispanics experience high rates of chronic disease, sub-optimal management of these diseases, and broad barriers to health care coverage, including cost, language, and immigration status.

The study, “An Inside Look at Chronic Disease and Health Care among Hispanics in the United States,” was released July 15, 2014 and is the product of a partnership with JSI with support from Boehringer Ingelheim. The report draws attention to the importance of promoting long-term health and management of chronic conditions for Hispanics, who are the largest and fastest growing racial and ethnic minority in the United States. JSI/2014

Read the report: An Inside Look at Chronic Disease and Health Care among Hispanics in the United States